Monthly Archives: November 2017

Cambridge to get Legal Cannabis Retail Store

November 28, 2017

Consultation Process Starts Today with City About Potential Locations November 28th-2017 Ontario continues to prepare for the federal government’s plan to legalize cannabis by July 2018 by working with municipalities to identify possible store locations. Today, the City of Cambridge was informed it is one of the municipalities under consideration for a retail cannabis store. […]


November 22, 2017

Firstly as I’m more used to the brickbats versus kudos, here goes. Todays Waterloo Region Record carries the following story titled ” Hespeler residents voice concerns about air quality“. It seems that city officials have taken it upon themselves to advise the public that air quality is not a hazard. Really? And which city officials […]

City staff take steps to avoid further loss of public comments

November 13, 2017

Resident says series of incidents ‘demonstrate a blatant disregard for public input’ News06:00 AMby Richard Vivian Cambridge Times – file photo – Cambridge Times New processes are being put in place at city hall after several public submissions failed to make it to council. The missing materials express neighbourhood opposition to plans for a basement […]

I thought The Bridges was the problem, I was wrong… By Tommy Vann

November 10, 2017

I was on Market Street the other day and a young man was going between cars with a bag. He was picking up garbage, clothing and tossing sticks off the road. About 15 minutes later another fellow was doing the same. I watched him go into The Bridges, so I walked to The Bridges and […]

Councillor troubled ranked ballot referendum may be meaningless

November 1, 2017

CAMBRIDGE — Don’t get too excited, fans of ranked voting. Yes, on Halloween Night, Cambridge City Council unanimously approved a question to appear on the 2018 municipal ballot asking if city voters are in favour of switching from the traditional first-past-the-post ballots to ranked ballots for 2022. But those referendum results, yea or nay, will […]